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Trains Stafford to Sheffield: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Planning to travel from Stafford to Sheffield? Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start - but that's where Virail comes in. Our powerful search engine will explore all the options available for your trip, combing through more than 2000 transport companies all over the globe. All you have to do is enter your travel dates. In an instant, we'll show you a thorough list of possible routes, with all the information you need to make your decision. Choose from buses, trains, and more, connecting or direct, one-way or round trip - whatever you prefer. When you see your results, select your chosen option and Virail will redirect you to the provider's website, where you can complete your booking. Let us do the legwork for you, and you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Stafford to Sheffield by train?

On average, a train ticket from Stafford to Sheffield will cost you £ 59.25. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 49.30. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Stafford to Sheffield by train

Best price £ 49.30
Journey duration 44 min
Connections per day 8
First departure 22:28
Last departure 05:59
Distance 48.5 mi
Departure Stafford
Arrival Sheffield
Carriers Nationalrail, Cross country, East Midlands Railway, TransPennine Express, West midlands railway, Transport For Wales

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£ 68.70

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How long does it take to get from Stafford to Sheffield by train?

The journey between Stafford and Sheffield runs for about 48.5 mi and usually takes approximately 44 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 25 min. If you are trying to get from Stafford to Sheffield as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do the first and last departures from Stafford to Sheffield leave?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Stafford to Sheffield leaving at 22:28. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 05:59.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use to travel from Stafford to Sheffield?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Stafford from the following stations: Crewe, Sheffield, Tamworth, Stockport and Stafford. Arriving at Sheffield, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Stafford, Tamworth, Stockport and Sheffield. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Sheffield.

How many times a day do journeys run from Stafford to Sheffield?

The route from Stafford to Sheffield is served by providers including Cross country, East Midlands Railway, TransPennine Express, West midlands railway and Transport For Wales. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 8 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Stafford 8 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Stafford to Sheffield, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 8 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 0 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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